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are in a laboratory in virginia for investigation. meanwhile, state/local officials are going to appeal fema in the aftermath of the san bruno. so far come off fema is pledged federal relief of 75% to fight the fire in to repair the damaged equipment. the money will also pay for the shelter in the police, traffic control costs. however, the mayor of san bruno says that there's not enough resources to cover the entire cost of the disaster. ♪ >> now, the california budget battle today! government were trying to and that record breaking and. and without top- level negotiations, republican, governor, and leaders in both leaders of the parties are struggling with pension reform. governor arnold schwarzenegger once a legislative change and the democrats want the whole bargaining. these talks, after it the state is possibly issuing and i told you if there's no state budget and also the state treasury that- i o u and also, endangering public works process. >> a meeting will be held to discuss the fate of schools in alameda. the district is said to come over several different plans to sell budget
september for killing his 16-year-old girlfriend, her parents and another girl in virginia. he entered a plea agreement in a virginia courtroom in exchange for a 20-year sentence. >>> students in novato return to class since an -- since another student was killed by a drunk driver. the victim was a junior at novato high school. he was one of five teenagers in a bmw that crashed just before balloon on friday into a truck loaded with live cattle. police say they found empty beer cans and empty liquor bottles inside the car. >> i was stunned. i was disappointed about the choice made. >> i find it really remarkable that -- that they would leave during school hours even if it was only at lunch to do that. >> the 16-year-old driver is now under arrest. he's facing several charges, including vehicular manslaughter and dui. coming up at 6:00, allie rasmus will tell us why state investigators are now involved in how the crash has school officials rethinking their campus policy. >>> at least one in six accidents were caused by those using cell phones. the ntsb reports that more than 5400 people
virginia than into the officer patrol car. fatal crash occurred the night of july 26 2006. here at cambridge and fulton streets. he was in the stolen van with two ovrments he led police on high speed car chase after committing a string of robberies. they wound their way from highway 280 through city streets. impact of the crash turned his police cruiser on to the sidewalk. burke had been on the force 5 years at the time he was stationed at bay view police station. fellow officers were lived when they found out that pat was out on bail in the murder happened. >> i will find out why this piece of garbage was not incarcerated. >>reporter: today dozens of officers packed the courtroom to show their support for their fallen comrade. pat broke down and cried softly after the verdict was read. outside the courtroom officer burke's father spoke of for giveness if since the murder occurred during a robbery, this is a special circumstances case which means that the defendant could get life without parole. sentencing set for next month. 2 others in the van with him that night are awa
in virginia for examination. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed numerous homes. a fifth person has been charged with posing as a victim of that pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos has pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say he went to a resource center for blast victims used a false name and said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he then allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards. prosecutors also say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the off again on again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for lethal injection. now the state won't be able to execute brown until 2011 because california's supply of lethal injection drugs expires tomorrow. a new supply won't arrive until next year. >>> a bay area mom is
against gay marriage, florida, indiana, michigan, virginia, and utah. >>> well, from lady gaga to the white house don't ask don't tell has been a hot topic. here to break it down is santa clara university law professor. thanks for joining us. a lot on those topics this week senate democrats couldn't get enough votes even though earlier this month a u.s. district judge ruled the policy was unconstitutional what does that ruling mean for the few which are of don't ask don't tell? >> i think we will find out what that means in the next few weeks. judges asked both sides to tell her how broad the injunction should be. it could mean we have one district judge declare that nationwide the policy has to be stopped or we might decide it has a smaller effect only on the people in the suit. >> legally speaking when you say don't ask don't tell is a policy, is it a law? a policy. >> a federal law enacted that says if you are a military personnel you cannot actively discover the sexual orientation of a member and if you are a member of the military you don't have to reveal or shouldn't reve
with the murder of a virginia man will return to court for a month and a half for another hearing. they entered not guilty pleas yesterday to charges they shot and killed 45-year-old man during a robbery in july. he was in the bay area for a job interview at google. another pick of him here. the two are charged with murder and robbery. police say the couple took $17 during the robbery. >>> petaluma woman was passed out from tequila while her toddler got out of the house. they found the barefoot girl a mile from home. they have uncovered information not included in the initial police report about the mother, 23-year-old that led them to drop the charges against her. >> it appears that an armed robbery in vallejo this month may have been an inside job. two male employees of the park are under arrest. they found a lot of cash in their homes linking them to the robbery. >> the sound of disaster. >>> radio calls of san bruno's first responders had a water shortage and faulty information. >> plus, the family of an imprisoned u.c. berkeley graduate what they are saying you want some fiber one honey cl
for an agreement on an independent palestinian state. >>> two suspects in the oakland killing of a virginia man here for a job interview have is pleaded not guilty. authorities say george huggins shot and killed 45-year-old gin hong kang after allegedly robbing him of just $17. investigators say the suspect's girlfriend,al thea house -- althea haasly, was not present. >>> this afternoon, the attorneys for the man accused of killing a bay area journalist will be in court to plead their case to move the trial to los angeles. yusef bey iv is accused of ordering a codefendant to gun dawn chancily bailey in oakland -- to gun down chancily bailey in oakland three years ago. they say the publicity prevent them from getting a fair trial. >>> a dramatic rescue today in the waters off richmond. >> reporter: from richmond, it's a trip they've made hundreds of times without incident. find out why this fishing trip was different. >>> a chilly cold start to the day. we're going to tell you what's forming that will bring a change to the forecast. >>> and rumors or reality? we'll check on the threat of a sicko
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in ashburn, virginia. here the investigators say they plan to reassemble the pieces and te the components in an effort to unrstand exactly what led to last week's explosion and fire. the ntsb said a final report on that blast could take a to complete. and you can find fire dispatch audio recordings from the night the fire brokeout as well as resources for residents and infmation on how to help. on our website at abc7news.com. well, students at an elementary school in san bruno are being sent home for the day after reports of a gas smell in the school rattled a lot of nerves. police and firefighte chose to evacuate the childr after getting the first report of a gas smell this morning. pg&e investigators now belie the smell was the result of a heater being turned on after not having been used for a while. students moved off to miles drive where parents are arriving to pick them up antake them home. >> the danger has just ended at a prestigious hospital in baltore, maryland. a gunman who shot a doctor at johns hopkins hospital has just been shot and killed by police. all the developments fro
a skeptical american public about the benefits of his healthcare reform. he weak from a virginia to highlight those who have been helped by this reform. among them, free preventive care like mammograms and cholesterol screening, coverage for young adults on their parents' health plan until age 26 and coverage for people -- coverage for people when they get sick. >> this is something we could not ignore. we could not ignore it because the cost of healthcare has been escalating faster than just about anything else. >> other big changes such as the requirement to have health insurance and the creation of purchasing pools don't kick in until 2013. even though it was passed months ago a new "associated press" poll reveals 40% are opposed to this and 0% are in favor. democrats -- 30% are in favor. democrats are hoping as that he lorne more about the law that -- learn more about the law that that will grow. >>> grief counselors are on hand after a 17-year-old student was gunned down. police say the unidentified boy was shot and killed around 6:30 last night in the 1200 block of macarthur boulevard.
to repeal the president's healthcare plans. revealed their pledge to america at a virginia lumberyard. the document will guide them should they gain a majority of seats in the upcoming midterm elections. >> in order to create jobs, we need to end the uncertainty for job creators and the spending spree in washington. reform congress itself. >> democrats dismissed the gop plan as recycled ideas that would make the nation's problems even worse. president obama delivered a major speech of his own today addressing the u.n. general assembly. he urged world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism and press towards middle east peace. the president's challenge weeks after he helped relaunch peace talks between the israelis and the palestinians. >> if an agreement is not reached, palestinians will never know the pride and dignity that comes with their own state. israelis will never know the certainty and security that comes with sovereign and stable neighbors who are committed to coexist. >> on other topics, mr. obama called on iran to improve its intent on nuclear program. the goa
's healthcare plans. revealed their pledge to america at a virginia lumberyard. the document will guide them shou they gain a majority of seats in the upcoming midterm elections. >> in order to create jobs, we need to end the uncertainty for job creators and the spending spree in washington. refm congress itself. >> democats dismissed the gop plan as recycled ideas that would make the nation's problems even worse presint obama delivered a major speech of his own today addressing the u.n. general assembly. he urged world leaders to push past years of cynicism and pessimism and press towards middle east peace. the president's challenge weeks after he helped relaunch peace talks between the israes and the palestinians. >> if an agreement is not reached, palestinians wi never know the pridend dignity that comes with their own state. israelis willever know the certainty and serity that comes with sovereign and stable neighbs who are committed to coexist. >> on other topics, mr. obama called on iran to impre its intent on nuclear program. the goal of turning ove control to the afghan government be
in november. they gathered around a table at a hardware store in suburban virginia to unveil their 21 page pledge to america. they say they will use this as a guide if they gain a majority of seats in the midterm elections. critics say it's a return to failed economic policies that led to the economic crisis and will do nothing to create jobs or eliminate the deficit. this is a partial list of the republican agenda. to repeal health care reforms, to extend tax cuts for the rich and slash government spending. to end the stimulus program which officially ends on october 8th. and also include a promise to promote traditional marriage and oppose abortion. significant changes to the health care system kick in today after the reform bill was narrowly approved in congress last spring. ktvu has details on what these changes mean to some people here in the bay area. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. children and people with lifetime illnesses. this program sees dozens of diabetics each day. some are on other forms of insurance. those having private insurance will no longer have a lifetim
in by the community. back in july the murder and a virginia man in town of line for a tropical go. oakland police arrested these two suspects following this video been released to the public. as for why people are suddenly more willing to help police one cop told me people here are fed up with all the crime in the city. in oakland kron 4 news. >> a live look outside of friday traffic in the golden gate bridge in boy look at this back up in both directions. traffic headed towards marin county moving slow but look at the back of heading into san francisco all real slow move there if you're heading out of the house keep this in mind. we'll be right back much more news ahead. xç ÑÑçç petrov stood a huge offering. is now the time to buy. >> it's the brazilian exxon is the best way to explain it. by doing in offering their basically brought shares to the people and saying we $1 billion taxi from own part of our oil company. they really ask for a lot of money at a very premium price at most offerings that's a good price to get inaccurate investment bankers are looking around saying how much we thin
, idaho, indiana, louisiana, michigan, south carolina, utah and virginia. >> fears of a bomb prompt a plane to make a emergency landing. where it landed and why authorities believe it was in danger. >> why a poll says many americans disappointed with health care reform legislation. . >> the first weekend of fall and it felt like summer. will sunday continue the trend of warmer weather? will that sea breeze and fog make it back? . >>> in sweden a plane made an emergency landing after a tip that a passenger was allegedly carrying explosives. 273 people were evacuated and the plane searched. the male passenger was released after searchers found in explosives. police say the caller who may have had a grudge against the man may face charges of making a false report. >>> in haiti a sudden powerful system blew through the capitol. the weather is blamed for five deaths and hundreds of injuries. more than a million are still in tent cities after january's 7.0 quake. rebuilding is slow because pledges of aid have stalled. >> officials launches last minute efforts to prevent peace talks col
isolated, just around the d.c. area. and very, very minor, near leesburg and northern virginia. nothing in the maryland area. warm temperatures ahead of a tonight. cool us down for the weekend. record high is 95. we're predicting 92. or maybe 93. going to get close to very, very hot temperatures before it cools down a lot this weekend. mary? >> all right, bob. thank you. >>> let's check in on the roads now with sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >>> so far, nothing too major for the afternoon commute. we have a bunch of accidents. but that's pretty standard stuff. one of them on u.s. 40 at patapsco state park. another at pleasant meadow road. one involves a bicyclist on old harford road. also one on north gay at north front. huntington. north o'donnell at 25. and east belvedere, at east northern parkway. as far as delays go, 95 northbound. four minutes with an average speed of 27 miles an hour. there's a look at your average speeds and drive times on the beltway. pretty typical there. west side inner loop of the beltway, with 31 miles an hour, as your slowest spot on the west side in
to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, the average debt on credit card was more than
a business license. >>> president obama made a point to visit to the home district of a virginia congressman today to make some points about the economy and the upcoming election. with that in mind, the president visited the fairfax, virginia home of a family hit home by the economicdown turn. the congressman there is in a tough reelection fight. mr.obama said the stimulus plan helped to stop the economic free fall but admitted there's more work to be done. >>> wall street had global economic news and started a week with a rally. the stocks posted their eighth gain in nine trading days. investors responded to word that china says it's economy remains robust. the dow jones gained 81 points. the nasdaq picked up 43. >>> a new survey of credit scores indicates californians have reduced their credit card debt but at the same time their credit ratings have gone down as well. san francisco base credit karma said today that credit card debt is down 6% for california consumers since the start of the year, but credit scores are down by an average of two points in that same time period. nationally, th
, america speaking out.com and what will raise the curtain today in sterling, virginia, is an outline of an agenda that we'd like to see democrats bring to the floor this week, today. that will focus on getting this economy moving again, getting spending under control. and, yes, it includes rolling back the both the failed economic policies and the broadly rejected government takeover of health care enacted last march. >> one of the things that's talked about in the pledge is about job creation and among the ideas there is a 20% reduction in income tax for small businesses. how is that fundamentally different than all of the small business initiatives that have already been proposed by the obama administration? >> well, what we're really talking about is 20% reduction immediately on the bottom line of every small business owner and family farmer in america. but you're also going to hear republicans today standing out here as i am in front of a small business this sterling, virginia. you're going to hear republicans talk today about congress ought to be acting to make sure there's no t
relationships. they say they were teenagers when this happened. long as denying the charges. a woman in virginia is scheduled to be executed tomorrow. her name is theresa lois she's likely to be the first person put to death in the state in nearly a century. some argue since her iq is in the low seventies near the level of retardation she should not be on death row. she pleaded guilty in the 2002 murders ever has been an stepson. virginia's governor has refused to stop the execution. here's something traffic cops don't see every day. adnan in a gray suit riding on a tv. it happened in ohio on the road that have been closed for construction it wasn't supposed to be anyone out there. police think this is the man is been causing other mischief in the area of putting on the eight suits and schering people. 24 year-old jamie he said his staff was inspired by the end tv show jackass. he was surprised to hear he's being cited for several violations. >> talking about costumes even though halloween as a month away the search is on yah hoo for the perfect costumer heating up. kimberly tells us what some o
news, sterling, virginia. >> just ahead here tonight. bad guys on bike in berkeley. crack down on 2 wheel safety offenders. that's coming up next. >> forget the bear spray. montana woman stops a bear with attacking her with a conveniently table. story as conveniently table. story as the news woman: did you bring the mera phone? man: i did. do you wanna go first? i've been waiting for this all day. ok, th is from... aunt stacey. introducing chase quickdepos. just photograph the front and back oyour check using the chase mobile app on your iphone, and hit send. it went through. this is so cool. this is so cool. u wanna try it? yea. ok. all right. who's next? make a deposit from anywhere, anytime-- with your iphone. to mister and misses walker. why would they send my parents a check? chase what matters. ♪ our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give u any phony plans or snappy slogans thaton't go anywhere. we have to make so tough decisions. we have to live wiin our means. we have got to take the wer from the state capitol and move it down the local level, closer to the
about the economy with local families in albuquerque, des moines and richmond, virginia. also getting help from another heavy hitting on the campaign trail. emily schmidt has more. >> at the end of september, politics. feels like november. >> you ought to be there for him on election day. >> heavy hitters are campaigning in races that would have been a cinch in the past. democrat barney frank has been in congress for 30 years but this year republicans are threatening to take back control of the hill. >> when we don't have people trying to make things work and trying to obstruct, we can provide the economy this country deserves. >> before they have a right to be angry, they have a right to be disappointed but they still have to make a choice. a referendum is a choice between two candidates. >> bill clinton stumped in two states this weekend. he hit four states he won in the past. >> it means there's no such thing as a state's state for democrats this year. no such thing as a dark blue state. no such thing as a safe slam dunk election. >> both parties are focussed on the economy and who
of those three pieces of the broken pipe. the pieces are currently in virginia for examination to figure out what happened. the blast killed 8 people and destroyed more than 30 homes. >>> in the bay area a fifth person is now charged with posing as a victim of the pipeline explosion in order to get help. 51-year-old daniel stansbury of los altos pled not guilty to seven charges including identity theft and falsely claiming aid. prosecutors say went to a resource center for blast victims and used a false name. said he lived in the crestmoor neighborhood. he allegedly accepted more than $2,000 in gift cards and prosecutors say he spent nine nights in hilton hotels paid for by pg&e. >>> the on-again, off-again execution is now off again and it will be for some time. albert greenwood brown was scheduled to be put to death tonight. it would have been california's first execution in nearly five years. but the state supreme court denied a request by the state to begin using new procedures for electromagnetics. now the state won't be able to execut
identified. on saturday night 45-year-old virginia mirney was with her husband friend ons patio boat docked in back of her home. hen the friends left her husband says he went to bed leaving her each household loan on the boat. when he woke up sunday morning he found his wife in the water. the sheriff's office says it each household peers the group had been drinking but investigators don't know if that contributed to her death. >>> attorney for the man accused of killing bay area journalist chaunce will be in court. defense attorneys claim intense media coverage prevents the defendants from getting a fair trial in alameda county. >>> 6:35 is the time. let's go back to sal who is following this boat, possibly a person in the water. >> reporter: we have new information. some sort of a boat here that was in trouble. news chopper 2 is showing the pictures of the boat. four people according to coast guard were transported to local hospitals. we don't know the extent of their injuries. this just happened about 20 minutes ago. they got the people off the boat and took them to shore and from there t
-old virginia myrna was with her husband and friends on a boat. her husband said he went to bed leaving her alone on the boat. the sheriff's office says it appears the group had been drinking but investigators don't know if that contributed to her death. >>> today attorney for the man accused of killing bay area journalist chauncey bailey will make their case removing to trial to los angeles. defense attorneys are claiming intense media coverage prevents their clients from getting a fair trial. >>> we're keeping a close eye this morning on muni because of an operator sick out. >> reporter: i've spoken to a couple of different operators about the potential for a sick out. remind me me there's there yard. the buses are generally taken from the top first and the bottom second. it's a little difficult the tell if there's a sick out. it came from a flier circulating among operators earlier this month. it's not exactly scientific survey but only one of the four operators i've been able to speak with this morning said they have seen it. the operators are protesting recent changes to a new fee for
stemming from the fatal shooting of a virginia man in downtown oakland two months ago. george huggins, 24, and his girlfriend, 33-year-old althea housley, are charged in connection with the thought death of 45-year-old jinghong kang, who was visiting the bay area for a job interview at google. he was killed at about 11:30 p.m. on july 18 during an apparent robbery as he walked with a friend to his car.oakland police said huggins and housley allegedly took $17 from him during the robbery.huggins and housley, are scheduled to return to alameda county superior court on nov. 1 for a pretrial hearing. >> 6:21 a.m. are rumors sickout would start today and last until friday but according to the agency spokesperson it is our right now if it happens they are prepared to deal with the the union representing the operators say there is a flyer that may be circulated out there there's no way it is sanctioned by the union if it is out there. san francisco is working on working on a ban for selling cigarettes in a pharmacy. they agreed unanimous unanimously to send the vote to ban. in may the first city
, virginia. here the investigators say they plan to reassemble the pieces and test the components in an effort to understand exactly what led to last week's explosion and fire. the ntsb said a final report on that blast could take a year to complete. and you can find fire dispatch audio recordings from the night the fire broke out as well as resources for residents and information on how to help. on our website at abc7news.com. well, students at an elementary school in san bruno are being sent home for the day after reports of a gas smell in the school rattled a lot of nerves. police and firefighters chose to evacuate the children after getting the first report of a gas smell this morning. pg&e investigators now believe the smell was the result of a heater being turned on after not having been used for a while. students moved off to miles drive where parents are arriving to pick them up and take them home. >> the danger has just ended at a prestigious hospital in baltimore, maryland. a gunman who shot a doctor at johns hopkins hospital has just been shot and killed by police. all
a visit to a small business in virginia to roll out their proposal to shrink the government. >> it offers a new way forward that habit been tried in washington, an approach focused on cutting spending, which is sadly a new idea for congress. >> reporter: the republican plan is called a "pledge to america." it calls for slashing $100 billion from government programs except the military. it would leave bush era tax cuts in place for everyone and would replace president obama's healthcare plan with a smaller version. the president argues that's not going to safety country any cash. >> yeah -- that's not going to save the country any cash. >> why would you want to repeal something that the congressional budget office says is going to save a trillion dollars if you are serious about my deficit? it doesn't make sense. >> reporter: the gop plan is short on specifics, but party leaders say that's not the point. they want to show americans where they will take the country if they win control of congress. >> government is out of control in washington. and we need to rein it in and begin a new drive
to be executed in the u.s. in five years was put to death tonight in virginia. teresa williams died by lethal injection. witnesses said she looked frightened and nervous as she entered the death chamber. at one point it appeared a corrections officer tried to calm her down. williams was accused of the planning to kill her husband and stepson so she could collect on their life insurance. >>> the attempts to lure five children have taken place in the last week and a half. brentwood police say a man tried to lure children by telling them their parents asked him to walk them to their soccer game. similar incidents have taken place near walnut creek. >> if anyone comes up that you do not know, don't go with them. no matter how convincing they are, do not go with somebody you do not know. >> reporter: police say the cases in different cities appear to be unrelated, all three men reportedly have different descriptions. >>> the pleasanthill bart station is getting a new name. bart directors approved changing it to the pleasanthill the contra costa center bart station. the idea is to better represent
this afternoon with a meeting with voters in richmond, virginia. a new field poll shows that in california, a heavily dam state, voters give president obama higher marks than voters nationwide. the field poll shows 53% of likely california voters think the president is doing a good job compared with 45% of all u.s. voters. still, about the same number said the nation is heading in the wrong direction. >>> 7:46. it's almost one year since anthony batts came oakland's new police chief. so how is the city doing and how has the department changed? chief batts is in the studio with us. thanks for being here. >> aappreciate you allowing me to come. it will be a year the end of the -- of october. >> i was with you when you took over in long beach and now you are here. it's been an eventful year, a lot of things have happened. as you size it up, just as a capsule, how would you size up a year in oakland. >> i think oakland is kind of interesting. where i came from there's ebbs and flows. oakland is on all of the time. i think we've improved as an organization. crime is down, the murder rate is dow
gathered outside the virginia prison where lewis given a lethal injection last night and convicted of arranging the murders of her husband and his son for a quarter million dollar life insurance policy. >>> popular 1950s singing star eddie fisher has died. ♪ oh my papa to me he was so wonderful ♪ fisher singer best known for marriages, of course first in 1955 to film star debbie reynolds. they were called america's favorite couple and then in the biggest scandal, he left her to marry elizabeth taylor that divorced him in 1959. to marry richard burton. fisher died wednesday in california of complications from hip surgery at age 82. >>> just about 16 minutes past the hour right now. dave price, back from las vegas. good morning. >> got your vega. it is on its way here. at your house later today. >> very nice. >> serious stuff to get to right now. just about three inches in many places but as you head to southern minnesota, we're talking about six to ten. they got walloped yesterday. look at this 24-hour loop. it just rolls and rolls and rolls. heavy rains, w
. >> the president will wrap up a four state tour this afternoon with a meeting with voters in richmond, virginia. >>> a new field poll shows california voters give president obama higher marks than those across the country. the poll shows 53% of voters think the president is doing a good job, compared to 45% of all u.s. voters. still about the same number says the nation is heading in the wrong direction. >>> former president jimmy carter will stay in the hospital a little longer. a little while ago doctors at a cleveland hospital said he needs additional observation after he spent the night in the hospital. he was rushed there yesterday after he developed an upset stomach during a flight from atlanta to cleveland. he was in cleveland to promote his new book. >> today is the 91st day with no state budget. negotiators say there is still several sticking points to reaching a deal. the governor and legislative leaders cancelled their meeting yesterday. still unresolved issues include a business tax break pushed by republicans, pension reform and school funding. >>> even while the budget embase cont
of the day. drew dudsick with a swing pass to sullivan for james madison. that's virginia tech, sullivan is running through. the dukes pull off the 21-16 stuner. two weeks ago they were talking about a national championship. tonight they are 0-2. >>> a key player locked up long- term by the 49ers as they approach the start of the new season. we will tell you about that when sports wrap conditions continues. and we will show introducing the samsung fascinate powered by verizon. super amoled screen. six-axis 3d gaming and access to thousands of free apps. all in one ultra-thin package. you want it, we got it. the samsung fascinate. only at verizon. . >> it took only 59 minutes this evening for kyle cleaning centers to become the first woman in almost a decade to win the u.s. open tennis championship. some heavy hitters were on hand to see her take on her when it was over. klijsters gets her so stretched out she nearly does the splits. made it look even easier in the second point. at match point winning the second set 6-1 for the second year in a row. kim clijsters shares this with her two
. the boise state-virginia tech game gave some local sports fans a glimpse into the future. david louie went to a san leandro sports bar where the game was televised in 3-d. >> they're not the most stylish glasses but definitely the newest status symbol. ricky's sport and grill got its 3-d tv set six months ago. >> it's like you're right there. >> that's what we saw one customer trying to do. no grabbing the players. sporting events with stimulating tv set sales. four companies are making them, l. g., panasonic, samsung and sony. a 3-d set and surround sound system can run from two to $6,000. >> the really awesome thing is with all your 3-d tv's, you can see your 2-d action as well. all blu-ray movies and standard definition can be viewed on your 3-d tv. >> special glasses add to the cost. they run from $100 to $150. one comes as a set. free glasses for movie theaters won't work for tv. 3-d sets make up sales for one-third of sets. while they wow first-time viewers, some say they will postpone taking the plunge. >> what we saw here is just the beginning of it. they come out every six months
kickoff last week but one game was watched with probably more interest than most. the boise state/virginia tech game gave some local sports fans a glimpse into the future. david louie went to a san leandro sports bar where the game was televised in 3-d. >> they're not the most stylish glasses but definitely the newest status symbol. ricky's sports theater and grill got their set six months ago. >> you can reach out and touch somebody. >> that's what we saw one customer trying to do. no grabbing the players, buddy! stimulating tv set sales. four companies are making them, l. g., panasonic, samsung and sony. the screens range from 42 to 55 inches. a 3-d set and surround sound system can run from two to $6,000. >> the really awesome thing is with all your 3-d tv's you can see your action as well, all blu-ray movies and standard definition can be viewed on your 3-d tv. >> special 3-d glasses add to the cost. run from $100 to $150. one comes with a set so you have to buy additional ones for family and guests. 3-d's movie theaters won't work with tv's. make up all v set sales but expected to rea
but one game was watched with more interest than most. boise-virginia tech game gave a glimpse in the future. david louie went to a sports bar where the game was televised in 3-d. >> they are not the most stylish glasses but its status symbol. they got 3-d tv set. >> the perspective is so great. it's like you can reach out and touch somebody. >> that is what we saw one customer trying to do. best buy says four companies are making them. the screens range from 42 to 55 inches and a 3-d set and dvd player and surround system can run from $2,000 to $6,000. >> the content is blend but awesome thing with all the 3-d tv you can see the 2-d action so blu-ray movies can be viewed on 3-d tv. >> special glasses also add to the cost. they run from up to $150. you have to buy additional ones for family and guest. 3-d tvs make up 1.4% of sales right now but they are expected to reach 40% in four years. some say they will postpone taking a plunge. >> we just saw the beginning of it. we're here to come out every six months like a cell phone with upgrades. >> you might want to hold off for a l
with murder of a virginia man will return to court for another hearing. they entered not guilty pleas to charges they shot a man during a robbery in july. he was in the bay area for a job interview with gool. they charged with murder and robbery. they say the couple took $17 from him during the robbery. >> a petaluma woman who was passed out from tequila after the toddler left the home, they have uncovered information not included in the initial police report about the mother, 23-year-old laura rendon. that led them to drop the charges against her. >>> bloomberg business report is straight ahead. >> this it appears it's a natural gas explosion. >> frantic radio calls at san bruno's first responders battle water shortage and faulty water shortage and faulty information barbara boxer. she fought to get our veterans the first full combat care center in california. her after school law's keeping a million kids off the street and out of gangs. and she's fighting every day to create new jobs. boxer: i'm working to make california the leader in clean energy, to jump-start our small businesse
not guilty monday to murder charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a virginia man in downtown oakland two months ago. george huggins, 24, and his girlfriend, 33-year-old althea housley, are charged in connection with the death of 45- year-old jinghong kang, who was visiting the bay area for a job interview at google. he was killed at about 11:30 p.m. on july 18 during an apparent robbery as he walked with a friend to his car.oakland police said huggins and housley allegedly took $17 from him during the robbery.huggins and housley, are scheduled to return to alameda county superior court on nov. 1 for a pretrial hearing. >> are rumored sit still for muni would start today and last snow friday. meany says if there is it does start they will be able to take care of it. the union says that there is a flyer it is not sanctioned. they're working on a vandyke tobacco sales at pharmacies. they agreed to send this ordinance to the full board the legislation passed in 08 made this city the first one in the nation to overhaul have it pharmacies from selling tobacco. >> when alcohol alcohol foggy
in las vegas. the bike was built by hard core choppers of sterling, virginia, and features a six-speed transmission and a 100- horsepower engine. proceeds will benefit the fisher house foundation, which helps provide free housing for military families who have someone being treated at a military hospital. >> very interesting. sal, that will help get through the morning commute. >> what's that? you know, i probably wouldn't ride my suit riding one of those. but i think i'd look pretty cool. >>> northbound 280 looking pretty good. i hope, though, they wouldn't lay it down. if you're a motorcycle rider, there's going to be a day when you lay that motorcycle down. unfortunately. traffic is moving well in both directions. no major problems heading south. also, westbound bay bridge, getting more crowded. this is where the traffic starts to turn if you will. westbound coming into san francisco. there have been no major problems on the way into the city. and they didn't do some of that road work that they normally do. it's wide open for you, into san francisco. let's take a live look at
. it was built by hard core choppers of sterling, virginia. it has a 6-seed -- six-speed transmission. proceeds will benefit fisher foundation, they offer free housing for military families who have a military member being treated at the hospital. >>> we have new details on the list of the 100 highest-risk natural gas pipelines here in the bay area. >> we spoke about the dangerous pipelines. we'll bring you a live report
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, virginia hardware store, republicans unveiled their newest tools. >> it embodies rejection of the notion that we can simply tax, borrow and spend our way to prosperity. >> reporter: their pledge to america to splash spending, repeal president obama's health care plan, vote weekly on cuts and extend the bush tax cuts. >> all we're saying is no tax hikes. first things first. >> reporter: the pledge isn't a new political play. similar to 1994's contract with america that handed newt gingrich and americans a congressal takeover. this year's promise doesn't include many details or any mention of afghanistan or social security and medicare. >> for republicans who say they want to cut government spending, it is ironic they mention those programs. >> their plan would take us back to the bush years, to a stagnant economy. >> reporter: while former president clinton, the man in the white house during 1994, offered democrats this advice. >> i believe they should say, give us two more years to do this, if it doesn't work, throw us out. >> reporter: a choice that will be up to voters soon enough. the
. the latest on these stories at 6:00. >> the state of virginia has excused the first woman to face capital punishment in the u.s. in five years. 41-year-old theresa lewis died by lethal injection. she was convicted of enticing two men to shoot her son and husband while sleeping. she apologized before her execution. >> a ruling of a federal judge could throw out the "don't ask, don't tell" policy once and for all. the judge ruled it was unconstitutional two weeks ago and could issue an injunction on the ban on openly gay troops but the obama administration filed motions yesterday to block such an injunction. the white house says the legal filing follows government procedure and does not detract from the president's efforts for congress to throw out the "don't ask, don't tell." >> the faa, a u.s. airway jet is the yellow line in this animation. the red line is a cargo plane that took off on a parallel runway almost the same time. the planes were in thick cloud cover and didn't see each other but came so close as you can see the u.s. airways pilot to hear the cargo plane passing him. >> off t
. >>> a woman in virginia was the first woman executed in the united states in five years. 41-year-old teresa louis was put to death by lethal injection at the greensville correctional center last night. she was convicted of airpging the deaths of her husband and stepson to get $250,000 in life insurance mon. >> italy will no longer useful body scanners at airports. after a six month investigation their government is scrapping the program deeming the use of the machines slow and ineffective. >>> a u.s. astronaut and two russian cosmonauts will be at least one day late returning to earth. they were already aboard the capsule supposed to bring them home when there was a problem opening hooks and latches. that is the second problem in three months with docking or undocking russian spacecraft at the station. >> thai 6:47. palo alto based facebook apologizes for the worst teg enology outage in four years. a lot of facebook users could not get to their account for up to two and a half hours yesterday. 25% were getting a message that said failure. facebook said there was a problem with an error che
as many times as we want. >> reporter: the racist, obscene calls continued. in virginia, in a case of mistaken identity, another customer had similar rough found tactics. >> can't pick up the phone now? huh? what? little punk. >> reporter: brocks said he received calls like that for months until they finally realized they had the wrong bank of america customer. >> i had no way to put an end to the phone calls. >> reporter: the calls to the bank of america customers came from a debt collection agency, a. c. t. in texas. one of the debt collectors who made the offensive calls, a company supervisor, testified in a lawsuit that he was hired there just seven months after leaving prison. >> a prison mentality. these are the people a.c.t. chose to hire to collect debt for bank of america. >> reporter: the company says the callers were rogue operators and it has since improved oversight. >> what happened did not represent the policies and the work that our employees do. >> reporter: but a jury held both the callers and a.c.t. responsible in a verdict of more than $1.5 million. yet, bank of
before dinner after returning from virginia. >> it was like 100 degrees then we just got back today and the afternoon we were surprised it was feeling similar to that here. >> i am fine with the heat. it is a lot better than back east. i am okay with it. >> pg&e said it put strain on equipment resulting in power outages in brent wood, walnut creek and san leandro. maureen nail or. >>> the warm weather prompted bay area air quality regulators to have a spare the air day tomorrow. smog and pollution will reach unhealthy levels. >> we've issued spare the air alert to remind people to protect health, car pool, take transit, work from home just try to reduce your time on the road. >> air quality officials say a spare the air day serves two purposes, first lets people know the air is unhealthy and encourages folks to reduce driving and surveys show people do indeed cut back on driving when there is an alert. >>> we already showed you records from today. these are some other high temperatures red dots represent record temperatures but tomorrow inland they will be hotter, 101, 102 maybe mor
lounged on the grass. this couple enjoyed ice cream before dinner after returning from virginia. >> it was like 100 degrees then we just got back today and the afternoon we were surprised it was feeling similar to that here. >> i am fine with the heat. it is a lot better than back east. i am okay with it. >> pg&e said it put strain on equipment resulting in power outages in brent wood, walnut creek and san leandro. maureen nail or. >>> the warm weather prompted bay area air quality regulators to have a spare the air day tomorrow. smog and pollution will reach unhealthy levels. >> we've issued spare the air alert to remind people to protect health, car pool, take transit, work from home just try to reduce your time on the road. >> air quality officials say a spare the air day serves two purposes, first lets people know the air is unhealthy and encourages folks to reduce driving and surveys show people do indeed cut back on driving when there is an alert. >>> we already showed you records from today. these are some other high temperatures red dots represent record temperatures but
a 94 state tour this afternoon with a meeting with voters in richmond, virginia. >>> a new field poll shows in california voters give president obama higher marks than voters nationwide. the poll shows 53% of likely california voters think the president is doing a good job. that compares with about 45% of all u.s. voters. still about the same number said the nation is heading in the wrong direction. >>> well, former president jimmy carter plans to resume his book tour today after an overnight stay in the hospital. the 85-year-old developed an upset stomach yesterday on a flight from atlanta to cleveland. family members say he is doing fine but doctors recommended he be admitted to the hospital as a precaution. mr.carter is promoting his new book called white house dairy. >> 5:14. today is the 91st day with no state budget and negotiators say there is still several sticking points to reaching a deal. the governor and legislative leaders cancelled their meeting yesterday. still unresolved issues include a business tax break pushed by republicans, pension reform and school funding. even
important to her, so when she went to west virginia hunned a young man with aids, she's going back there to see how they feel now. >> okay. >> she's going back to forsythe county, georgia, which was all white when she was there a couple decades ago and used the "n" word with her to her, and now the guy who was so racist at that point, is going to take her around and show her how forsythe county, georgia, has changed. >> what i like about what she's doing, she says she is going to go back and revisit a lot of these places and touch upon the stories but the celebrities, she doesn't want anyone to promote any of their work. she wants them to come and talk about themselves or their experiences. >> she told us she wants to put unlikely celebrities together, so some magic might be created. >> really? >> yes. that's what she's hoping for. >> i know she's not a big fan of surprises but did she say she's -- she will be willing to at least be surprised once or twice this last season? >> she may lift the ban on surprises this year. because the big surprise that made her cry and she was so emb
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